Army Cadets Force appeals for volunteers

Weston Army Cadets.Picture: Mark Atherton

Weston Army Cadets.Picture: Mark Atherton - Credit: Archant

A national charity is on the hunt for adult volunteers to join groups in Clevedon, Nailsea, Portishead and Yatton.

Army cadets takes part in activities such as rock climbing, mountain biking, archery and abseiling and the group hosts regular competitions for boys and girls at county, regional and national level.

The Army Cadet Force (ACF) has nearly 40,000 members in more than 1,600 detachments in the UK.

The charity is backed by the country's Ministry of Defence and British Army and it was founded by Octavia Hill in 1859.

Along with the Sea Cadet and Air Training Corps, the ACF make up the UK's Community Cadet Forces group.

For more information and to apply to volunteer, visit or call 01823 284486.